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Ash (alchemy)

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A sign representing ash in the alchemical tradition.

During the seventeenth century, this sign was used in alchemy to represent ash, or "cinis" as it was also known. In the eighteenth century, its meaning was expanded to include related processes that led to the creation of ash, such as combustion and burning.

Graphical characteristics:
Asymmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains straight lines, Has crossing lines.

Category: Alchemical Symbols.

Ash (alchemy) is part of the Alchemical processes group.

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